Adele Long, Carol
Palermo Stevenson, Richard
Rowe, The Force Acting
on the Displaced Body
Rowe lives in Kentucky. His fiction, poetry and essays have appeared
in many magazines, webzines and zine zines. He runs a small press,
the Fortress of Words, and edits a zine, Say...
He likes outside better than inside, brick better than vinyl and
made better than bought.
You can buy
Say... if you
poke around on this site a little bit more. You can read some of
his stories online at The
Dead Mule, Ideomancer,
and maybe even Small Beer.
Creek, a chapbook
-- "Sally Harpe"
Park, Well-Moistened with Cheap Wine, the Sailor and the Wayfarer
Sing of Their Absent Sweethearts
Ed Park is the
author of a few published stories that have changed the way we see
the world, two unpublished novels that haven't, an unpublished memoir
in which every paragraph begins with "In," and two books
illustrated by the fabulous Michael K. Carter. He is a senior editor
at The Village Voice,
where he reviews films, books, theater, and music. With Heidi Julavits,
he co-edits The Believer.
He contributes to the Canadian magazine Cinema Scope and
belongs to the Harry
Stephen Keeler Society, the New
York Society Library, and the Duane Reade Dollar Rewards Club.
Jackson is the author of The
Melancholy of Anatomy, the hypertext novel Patchwork
Girl, and several children's books. She lives in Brooklyn.
grew up in Battle Creek, Michigan, the Cereal Capital of the World.
He spent much of his early life trying to escape, but the attack
dogs seemed to anticipate his every move. After several years in
graduate school and employment as a social worker, John landed a
job as the house writer for Outrage Games, a videogame developer
in Ann Arbor whose next game, the fantasy-SF action-adventure Alter
Echo, is due out in August 2003. In 2001 he attended the Clarion
Writers Workshop. "Impala" is his first publication.
Hunt,Famous Men (Three Stories)
Hunt is a writer and artist from New York. Much to her delight,
her stories and poems have appeared in McSweeney's,
Jubilat, Swerve, The Iowa Review, Literary, Colorado and Western
Humanities Reviews. Her first play, The Difference Engine,
a story about the life of Charles Babbage, is currently in production.
Hunt's artwork can be found at the New York Public Library. Of late,
she is completing a novel.
Irvine, Gus Dreams of Biting the Mail Man
Irvine's first novel A
Scattering of Jades appeared in 2002 from Tor Books. His
second, One King, One Soldier, is scheduled for July 2004.
In between, a short-story collection, Unintended Consequences,
will appear from Subterranean
Press. He has published short fiction in F&SF, Asimov's,
Sci Fiction, Lady Churchill's
Rosebud Wristlet, and anthologies including Starlight
3, Polyphony 2,
Without a Net. He teaches English at Gardiner Area High
School in Gardiner, Maine -- the home of Edwin Arlington Robinson
-- and lives in Portland, Maine, with his wife, Beth, and twins,
Emma and Ian.
Gilman, A Crowd of Bone
novel, Moonwise, is decidedly thorny. It won the Crawford
Award and was shortlisted for the Tiptree
and Mythopoeic Fantasy Awards. "A Crowd of Bone" is one
of three linked stories, variations on a winter myth. The first,
"Jack Daw's Pack," was a Nebula finalist for 2001, and
the subject of a Foundation interview by Michael Swanwick.
A sometime forensic librarian, Gilman lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts,
and travels in stone circles.
DeNiro, Fuming Woman
is a graduate of the MFA program in creative writing at the University
of Virginia, and he also attended Clarion in 1998. His fiction has
appeared in many literary and genre venues, including Santa Monica
Review, 3rd Bed, Strange
Horizons, Lady Churchill's
Rosebud Wristlet, Fence,
Talebones, and his work has been shortlisted for the O. Henry
award. Along with Chris Barzak, Kristin Livdahl, and Barth Anderson,
he is a member of the writerly and publishing co-op known as the
He has recently completed a novel, The Memory Palace of Ray Fell,
which involves the perils of dating imaginary people. He regularly
reviews fiction for Rain Taxi,
and is a correspondent for the weblog Ptarmigan.
He is also the author of two poetry chapbooks: The Black Hare
Ecologues. Finally, he is a failed trapeze artist...no,
McHugh, Eight-Legged Story
-- Mothers and Other Monsters
McHugh (1959) has spent most of her life in Ohio, but has lived
in New York City and, for a year, in Shijiazhuang, China. Her first
Mountain Zhang, won the Tiptree
Award. Her latest novel is Nekropolis,
which was a BookSense
76 pick and a New York Times Editor's Choice. Right now
she lives with her husband, son and two dogs next to a dairy farm.
Sometimes, in the summer, black and white Holsteins look over the
fence at them.
Shaw, King of Spain
Dave Shaw lives
in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, with his wife Natalie, three-year-old
daughter Mia, and newest child, Henry (born May 17, 2003). Father
was awarded the Katherine Anne Porter Prize for Here Comes
the Roar, which will be published by University of North
Texas Press in 2003. His stories have appeared in magazines and
anthologies in England, Japan, New Zealand, and the U.S., including
Best American Mystery Stories, The Southern Anthology, Literal
Latte, Stand Magazine, and publications you've never heard of.
He has received The Literal Latte Fiction Award, The Southern Prize
for Fiction, a North Carolina Arts Council Writer's Fellowship,
and other awards for his work, and he completed his MFA in Fiction
Writing at UNC-Greensboro. With that out of the way, he'd like now
to point out that in 2000, 2001, and 2002, his team won Carrboro,
North Carolina's Co-Rec Softball Championship.
Mosser, Bump Ship
has been writing for a while now and finds it to be just the very
best part of sentience. By grace of unemployment, in the steamy
wastelands of central Florida, she is writing two books (one novel
and one mostly not) and ghost-editing a third, and lately has taken
to scribbling bits of subtly rhythmic verse on gasoline receipts
while driving. Susan is a graduate of the Clarion Writers' Workshop.
Singh, The Woman Who Thought She Was a Planet
Singh was born and raised in India and now lives in the United
States with her husband, daughter, dog and innumerable books. She
draws upon her background in physics and her experience as a woman
and an Indian to spin wild tales of science fiction and fantasy.
Her first published story appeared in the original anthology Polyphony,
Hirshberg, Shipwreck Beach
Hirshberg's first novel, The
Snowman's Children, was published by Carroll & Graf
in December, 2002. Kelly said she liked it. His ghost stories have
appeared in numerous anthologies, including The Year's Best Fantasy
and Horror, The
Mammoth Book of Best New Horror, and Dark Terrors 6,
and have been nominated for the International Horror Guild Award
and twice for the World Fantasy Award. Carroll & Graf will publish
The Two Sams, a collection of his supernatural fiction, later
this year. When he sent this bio, Glen lived in Los Angeles with
his wife, son, and daughter, but he probably doesn't anymore.
Ford, The Yellow Chamber
Ford is the author of a trilogy of novels from Eos Harper Collins
Physiognomy (winner of the 1998 World Fantasy Award and
a New York Times Notable Book of the year for '97), Memoranda
(a New York Times Notable book for '99), The
Beyond ( a selection for Washington Post Book World's
Best of 2001 list). His most recent novel, The
Portrait of Mrs. Charbuque (Morrow/Harper Collins), was
published in June 2002 as was his first story collection, The
Fantasy Writer's Assistant & Other Stories (Golden Gryphon
Press). His short fiction has appeared in the magazines -- Fantasy
& Science Fiction, Sci Fiction, Event Horizon,
Black Gate, Lady Churchill's
Rosebud Wristlet, MSS, The Northwest Review,
Puerto Del Sol -- and in the anthologies -- Year's Best
Fantasy & Horror, Vols. 13 and 15, The
Green Man: Tales From the Mythic Forest, Leviathan #3,
and The Journal of Pulse Pounding Narratives. "The Fantasy
Writer's Assistant," (short story) was nominated for a Nebula Award
in 2001, and "Creation" (short story) was nominated for a Nebula
in 2002. Ford lives in South Jersey with his wife, Lynn, and two
sons, Jack and Derek. He teaches Writing and Literature at Brookdale
Community College in Monmouth County, New Jersey.
Adele Long, Destroyer
Adele Long's short fiction has appeared in Lady
Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet and Electric
Velocipede. She is a graduate of the Clarion Writer's
workshop and a former writer-in-residence at the Kerouac House in
Orlando. By day she works as a graphic arts jack-of-all-trades for
a fantabulous little company in Cape Canaveral. She lives in Florida
and still complains about the cold winters, much to her northern
Gods and Three Wishes
a dreadful student. Just squeaked by with Cs and a few Ds. Failed
freshman English and had to repeat it. Almost failed again.
all the way through music school, playing the violin, but I had
slow fingers so failed at that.
to war. ALL! the men were gone so, though I was a pacifist, I went
with them. After war, I went to art school. First thing I didn't
hated writing. It's too hard. But, like finally learning to love
lobster, now Lobster is my favorite. I've failed at even that though.
I've become allergic to it. Now I love writing. I love that it is
so hard--that you never stop learning how to do it.
had two new books with Small Beer Press. These are my seventh
and eighth books."
Barzak, Dead Boy Found
Barzak has published stories in a variety of literary and speculative
fiction magazines, including Nerve,
Realms of Fantasy, Lady Churchill's
Rosebud Wristlet, Strange
Vestal Review, and The Year's Best Fantasy & Horror.
He has recently completed his Master's Degree in English at Youngstown
State University in Youngstown, Ohio. He grew up in rural Ohio,
now lives in post-industrial Ohio, has lived in California and Michigan,
now lives in an attic back in post-industrial Ohio, has no pets
to speak of, no longer smokes except socially, and likes to dance.
He is 27.
Palermo Stevenson, Insect
Stevenson's fiction and prose poems have appeared in Conjunctions
(Web Conjunctions); Washington Square; Skidrow Penthouse;
Phantasmagoria; Literal Latte; Reflections
(published by the United Nations Society of Writers); No Roses
Review; and White Crow, among other literary journals.
Her prose poems "The Maria Axiom" and "Soul Murder"
have been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Her short story, "The
Guest," won the Anne and Henry Paolucci fiction contest for
Italian-American writing, and the Negative Capability annual
fiction contest. Rosalind lives in New York City where she is currently
completing a second collection of short fiction.
Butner, Ash City Stomp
Butner is a freelance journalist and short story writer. Hell,
he might even write a novel soon. He lives in Raleigh, North Carolina.
He loves you.
is a freelance journalist and short story writer. He runs the Sycamore
Hill Writers' Conference with John Kessel. For some reason he holds
an M.S. in Computer Engineering (with an English minor) and a B.S.
in Electrical Engineering, both from North Carolina State University.
have appeared in magazines such as Lady
Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet, (read "Other
Agents" here), Scream, and RE
Arts & Letters, as well as in anthologies such as Intersections:
The Sycamore Hill Anthology, which he co-edited with John
Kessel and Mark L. Van Name. He lives in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Joy Fowler, King Rat
Joy Fowler is the author of two story collections and three
novels and is a frequent teacher of writing workshops. She lives
with her husband in Davis, California. She wishes someday to have
published more books than you can count on the fingers of both hands.
She wishes this more often than she manages to actually make herself
work on book number six. She's starting to think the opposable thumb
is not all it's cracked up to be.
Link co-edits the zine, Lady
Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet. Her first collection, Stranger
Things Happen, was nominated for the Firecracker Award and
was selected as a best book of the year by Salon, Locus,
and The Village Voice. She is working on more short stories.